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Awards Ceremonies 2011

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Course Awards

 

 

Annalise Huynh (L) achieved the highest average grade in the required first year courses: POG100: People, Power, and Politics; and POG110: Canadian Politics. She is presented with her certificate and cash award by Professor Joerg Wittenbrinck (R).

 

 

Annalise Huynh (left) and Professor Joerg Wittenbrinck (right)

Stacey Danis (L) achieved the highest average grade in the required second year courses: POG210: Canadian Government, POG225: Global Governance, and POG230: Introduction to Research and Statistics. She is presented with a certificate and a cash award by Dr. Daniel Rubenson (R).

Stacey Danis (left) and Dr. Daniel Rubenson (right)

Patrick Sweeney (L) was awarded the third year award, having the highest average grade in the required third year courses: POG214: Controversial Policy Topics, POG235: Western Political Thought, POG240: Intro to Comparative Politics, POG320: Social Identity and Citizenship, and INP900: The Nonprofit/Voluntary Sector. The certificates and cash awards are presented by Dr. Sedef Arat-Koç (R).

Patrick Sweeney (left), and Dr. Sedef Arat-Koç

Jakub Kardynal (L) achieved the highest average grade across the two semesters of fourth year. He is presented with a certificate and a cash award by Dr. Patrice Dutil, Undergraduate Program Director (R).

Jakub Kardynal (left), and Dr. Patrick Dutil (right)

Hicks Morley Scholarship In Politics And Governance

The Hicks Morley Scholarship, made possible by a generous donation from the law firm Hicks Morley Hamilton Stewart Storie LLP, recognizes the academic excellence of a student entering her/his third year of study in the full-time Politics and Governance BA program based on his/her performance in the second year of study. The scholarship also recognizes the student’s contributions to the program, to the University, and to his/her peers.

The fifth annual $1,000 Hicks Morley Scholarship was presented to Lea Puechel (L) by Mr. Simon Mortimer [BA (UWO), LLB (Windsor)], a partner in the law firm Hicks Morley Hamilton Stewart Storie LLP.

 

Lea Puechel (left), and Simon Mortimer (right)

Solly Patel Essay Prize

The Solly Patel Essay Prize was created to honour a former Chair of the Department of Politics and Public Administration, who retired in 1996 and died in 2006.  Faculty teaching any Politics or Public Administration course may nominate for the award an essay by any student in any Ryerson program in which the main essay is on a topic related to political or social theory.  Nominations are adjudicated by the Awards Committee of the Department of Politics and Public Administration.

Isaac Coplan (L) is shown here receiving the Solly Patel Essay Prize from Dr. Colin Mooers, Interim Department Chair (R), who nominated his essay "Hobbes, Locke & Rousseau: War or Peace in the State of Nature," which was submitted in POG235: Western Political Thought.

Isaac Coplan (left) and Dr. Colin Mooers (right)

Solly Patel Memorial Entrance Award

The Solly Patel Memorial Entrance Award was created in 2009 to honour the memory of Solly Patel, who was a faculty member in the Department of Politics and School of Public Administration (as it then was), and served a term as the Department Chair in the 1980s.  Solly Patel retired in 1996, after 29 years of dedicated and distinguished service to Ryerson, and returned to South Africa, where he died on 30 March 2006 at age 71 years.  The endowed award was made possible through a generous donation by his sister, Khatija Patel.

Kaitlynn Magee (L) is shown here receiving the Solly Patel Entrance Award from Dr. Colin Mooers, Interim Department Chair.   Mustafa Hashi also received an award, but was unable to be present for the presentation and photograph.

Kaitlynn Magee (left), and Dr. Colin Mooers (right)

Dean's List

The Dean’s List consists of students who maintain a GPA of at least 3.67 over a minimum of 4 courses in each term

L-R: Salmaan Khan, Douglas McKay, Jakub Kardynal, Annalise Huynh, Patrick Sweeney, Lindsay Bailey, Dr. Colin Mooers (Interim Department Chair), Dr. Jean-Paul Boudreau (Dean, Faculty of Arts), Isaac Coplan, Stacey Danis, Lea Puechel, Lorne Andawey

Missing: Kevin Coppins, Thomas Kais-Prial, Margarita Kalika, Victor LaPierre, Tiffany MacEachern, Colin McKay, David Stephen.

Dean's List students